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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Versatile occupational health and safety director with hands-on expertise in multiple industries. Highly engaging team builder supports employee improvement and development in fast-paced, diverse workforce environments. Seasoned Safety professional versed in creating and promoting company cultures focused on safety. Develops and implements action plans, monitors OSHA compliance and optimizes programs to simplify processes, improve oversight and minimize incidents.

  • Protective equipment
  • Occupational safety
  • Safety and compliance inspections
  • Safety courses
  • Occupational health hazards
  • OSHA standards and codes
  • OSHA compliance
  • Safety culture development
  • Procedure implementation
  • Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP)
  • Accident investigation
  • Records/files maintenance
  • Team Building
  • Training and mentoring
  • Risk management
  • Preventative measures
Columbia Southern University Orange Beach, AL Expected in 05/2019 MBA : Health Care Management - GPA :
Columbia Southern University Orange Beach, AL Expected in 10/2012 Bachelor of Science : Occupational Health And Industrial Hygiene - GPA :
Columbia Southern University Orange Beach, AL Expected in 11/2008 Associate of Arts : Fire Science - GPA :
  • NFPA Certifications:
  • NFPA 1033-03 Fire Investigator
  • NFPA 1031-03 Fire Inspector I & II
  • NFPA 1403 Awareness
  • NFPA 1041-07/1041-02 Fire Instructor I
  • NFPA 1670 Structural Collapse Technician
  • NFPA 1006-03 Confined Space Rescue Technician
  • Trench Rescue
  • NFPA 1006-03 Rope Rescue Technician/Operations
  • NFPA 1001-02 Firefighter I & II
  • NFPA 472-02 Hazardous Materials Operations
  • ICS 100, 200, 300, 700
  • OSHA 10
  • Received Nationwide Children Hospital's EMployee Safety award.
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
Work History
Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd - Safety Director
Sacramento, CA, 05/2010 - Current
  • Designed programs, policies, and procedures that were implemented to reduce or eliminate workplace injuries and hazards.
  • Helped to build culture of safety focused on reducing incidents and eliminating hazards.
  • Recognized, documented and advised on removal of hazards.
  • Developed and implemented safety tracking, training and management programs for Nationwide Children's Hospital.
  • Conducted safety audits and investigated plant quality issues.
  • Wrote, coordinated and delivered mass educational briefings focused on occupational accident trends and prevention.
  • Developed safety training procedures and documented into manuals for distribution to all staff members.
  • Identified and eliminated potential safety code deficits and addressed adequacy of fire exits, stairways, aisle spaces and sprinkler systems through annual inspections.
  • Developed safety policies and procedures to be used at medical facilities.
  • Inspected facilities for adherence to fire, hazard and safety guidelines.
  • Provided instructions to staffers during fire drills including evacuation routes and proper reporting techniques.
  • Streamlined and directed occupational safety trend and current hazards analyses.
Abm - Manager
Sumner, WA, 01/1995 - 03/2010
  • Adjusted job assignments and schedules to keep pace with dynamic business needs, factoring in processes, employee knowledge and customer demands.
  • Delivered feedback to decision-makers regarding employee performance and training needs.
  • Developed and maintained relationships with customers and suppliers through account development.
  • Maximized productivity by keeping detailed records of daily progress and identifying and rectifying areas for improvement.
  • Onboarded new employees, including training, mentoring and new hire documentation.
  • Improved operational planning and business frameworks to enhance resource utilization and reduce waste.
  • Directed staff and managed annual capital budget.
  • Raised performance in areas of sales, management and operations by identifying and targeting areas in need of improvement.
  • Cross-trained existing employees to maximize team agility and performance.
  • Recorded inventory sales into organization's weekly income report.
  • Established and updated work schedules to account for changing staff levels and expected workloads.
  • Approved regular payroll submissions for employees.
  • Propelled continuous improvements and strategically capitalized on current market trends.
  • Evaluated employees' strengths and assigned tasks based upon experience and training.
  • Maximized performance by monitoring daily activities and mentoring team members.
  • Conducted monthly inventories of raw materials and components on work floor.
Ogden City - Deputy Fire Marshal
Ogden, UT, 03/2005 - 01/2010
  • Conducted fire investigations to determine origin and cause and testified in court as expert witness.
  • Trained employees and firefighters in fire prevention techniques.
  • Attended training and refresher programs to update and maintain knowledge and skills.
  • Operated personal computer, software and systems to develop and maintain records and reports of fire inspections.
  • Leveraged fire apparatus, Jaws of Life, chain saws and air compressors to perform fire and rescue duties.
  • Conducted building inspections for compliance with fire codes and regulations and performed follow-up inspections when needed.
  • Responded to fire, rescue and medical emergencies, engaged in fire suppression and administered medical assistance.
  • Issued court citations for uncorrected violations and recommended remedial actions in court testimony.
  • Taught structured fire prevention educational programs to promote public awareness of fire safety.
  • Received and reviewed official reports and documents for completeness, accuracy and content.
  • Completed thorough reviews of building equipment such as kitchen hoods, ductwork and exhaust systems to determine hazardous conditions and remove materials of concern.
  • Directed dispatching and emergency response procedures for personnel managing service calls and emergency situations.
  • Spearheaded public education initiatives on fire safety topics, prevention options and emergency response strategies.
  • Worked with building owners and users to outline actions required to bring structures in compliance with relevant fire code regulations, laws and accepted standards.
  • Rendered aid to individuals injured in fire incidents, including those suffering from smoke inhalation, broken bones or other concerns.
  • Provided expert testimony in court proceedings regarding relevant fire codes, safety concerns, findings of investigations and noted violations.
  • Conducted follow-up site visits to check compliance with corrective actions implemented to address violations.
  • Identified safety concerns and documentable fire code violations in new constructions and existing structures.
  • Created, initiated and optimized policies and procedures for fire prevention and suppression in regional structures and by emergency personnel.

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Columbia Southern University
  • Columbia Southern University
  • Columbia Southern University
Job Titles Held:
  • Safety Director
  • Manager
  • Deputy Fire Marshal
  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts